2001 Northumberland County Council election

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2001 Northumberland County Council election[1]

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All 67 seats
to Northumberland County Council
34 seats needed for a majority
Turnout61.6%
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 43 13
Seats won 38 17
Seat change Decrease5 Increase4
Popular vote 60,944 36,801
Percentage 40.7%

24.5%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrat Independent
Last election 8 2
Seats won 9 3
Seat change Increase1 Increase1
Popular vote 44,502 6,953
Percentage 29.7% 4.6%

Northumberland UK local election 2001 map.svg
Map of the results of the 2001 local election.

Control of Council before election


Labour Party

Control of Council after election


Labour Party

Local elections to Northumberland County Council, a county council in the north east of England, were held on 7 June 2001. It was the first election to be held under new ward boundaries that increased the number of seats from 66 to 67.[2] The Labour retained overall control of the council.

Results[edit]

Northumberland County Council election, 2001[3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 38 40.7 Decrease4.1
  Conservative 17 24.5 Increase0.2
  Liberal Democrat 9 29.7 Increase3.7
  Independent 3 4.6 Increase0.9
  Green 0 0.5 Decrease0.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Election Summaries 2001". The Elections Centre. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Vote 2001". BBC News.
  3. ^ p.11

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